The objective of the Bootcamp is to develop and/or refresh the literature searching and information management abilities of research assistants, teaching assistants, and graduate students.
Greater knowledge of information sources and services available from the Dalhousie Libraries
Working knowledge of how to efficiently and effectively conduct a literature search in a field of interest
Understanding of how to manage and present information once found
Understanding of the requirements around copyright
Greater knowledge of author rights and requirements
The Core Skills sessions on May 13, May 14, and May 16 form the foundation on which the other content is built. As this is core material, we strongly recommend that all participants register for these sessions. For more information, visit the Schedule page of this guide.
Format: the sessions will include demonstrations, discussions, and hands-on experience with an emphasis on active learning and focused discussion.
Presenters: Specialists from the Dalhousie Libraries, the Writing Centre, the Atlantic Research Data Centre, and ACENET will present the sessions.